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Man charged over Edge Hill burglary and vehicle theft


A 21-year-old Bentley Park man has been arrested following the investigation into an alleged burglary and vehicle theft.

It's alleged that during the early hours of Thursday, the man broke into an Edge Hill home and a vehicle stolen.

The man had been on the run from police and was wanted for numerous offences.

At 6:27pm Thursday, police saw the man on Aeroglen Drive at Aeroglen and arrested him.

During a search of the man’s bag, police located a quantity of Methamphetamine and other drug utensils.

The man has been charged with one count each of unlawful use of motor vehicle, burglary, possessing dangerous drugs, offence to deal with prohibited substances and possession of suspected stolen property.

He has been denied bail, remanded in custody and will appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court today.